Chiapas Support Committee


IACHR finalizes visit to Aldama and Chalchihuitán

By: Chiapas Paralelo * “We thank the solidarity of the Inter-American Commission for this visit and we hope that your visit will work and will produce a real solution to the conflict and to living in peace,” the Aldama representative…

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The IACHR asks the government to disarm groups in Chiapas

By: Elio Henríquez, correspondent San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Persons displaced from Chalchihuitán municipality due to the violence derived from the conflict over boundaries with their Chenalhó neighbors, asked the rapporteur of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR),…

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IACHR asks government for investigation and punishment in Aldama case

By: Angeles Mariscal Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño, president of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) asked the Mexican government for “the commitment to arrest those responsible” for the armed attacks on the indigenous population of Aldama Municipality. The president…

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GIEI: there was no cremation in Cocula

FINAL AYOTZINAPA REPORT By: Emir Olivares Alonso and José Antonio Román The Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) for the Ayotzinapa case did not find “one single piece of evidence” for assuring that the 43 students of that rural teachers…

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Ayotzinapa: example of apparent State-crime collusion

By: David Brooks, Correspondent New York, March 2, 2016 The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) affirmed in an annual report on Mexico that the disappearance of the 43 Aytozinapa students is “an emblematic example of apparent collusion between State…

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Ayotzinapa investigators face rightwing smears

BUITRAGO: THEY PURSUE US BECAUSE WORK ON THE IGUALA CASE IS UNCOMFORTABLE By: Sanjuana Martínez, Special to La Jornada To former prosecutors Angela Buitrago y Claudia Paz y Paz, members of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, the group’s initials…

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